Government of Canada to develop a national Zero-Emissions Vehicle strategy by 2018

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The Government of Canada is moving forward with provincial and territorial partners, industry and stakeholders, to develop a national strategy to increase the number of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVS)—battery electric, plug-in hybrid, and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles—on Canadian roads by 2018. Transportation accounts for about 24% of Canada’s emissions, mostly from cars and trucks. Canada Electric (Battery) Fuel Cells Plug-ins Policy

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, March 2018: Prius Prime rivals Volt

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The Chevy Volt won its umpteenth monthly plug-in sales title in Canada last month, but soaring sales of other models were the big story in the Canuck electric vehicle market—which may have reached 1.75 The Volt tallied 555 March sales, Canada’s second-best single-month total for any model, second only to. sales Canada New car sales plug-in cars

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Government of Canada announces national plan for carbon pricing

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The Government of Canada has proposed a pan-Canadian approach to pricing carbon emissions; under the new plan, all Canadian jurisdictions will have carbon pricing in place by 2018. To accomplish this, Canada will set a benchmark for pricing carbon emissions—set at a level that will help Canada meet its greenhouse gas emission targets. The Government of Canada will provide a pricing system for provinces and territories that do not adopt one of the two systems by 2018.

Havelaar Canada unveils battery-electric pickup truck

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Havelaar Canada launched the Bison battery-electric pickup truck at the EMC show in Markham, Ontario today. The first all-electric pickup truck designed and tested in Canada, Havelaar’s Bison is built for tough Canadian weather conditions and challenging terrain.

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U of Waterloo Autonomoose autonomous vehicle on the road in Canada

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Researchers from the University of Waterloo Center for Automotive Research (WatCAR) in Canada are modifying a Lincoln MKZ Hybrid to autonomous drive-by-wire operation. Ontario is the first province in Canada to create a pilot program to test automated vehicles on its roads.

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IEA: record oil output from US, Brazil, Canada and Norway to keep global markets well supplied

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Over the next three years, gains from the United States alone will cover 80% of the world’s demand growth, with Canada, Brazil and Norway—all IEA members—able to cover the rest, according to Oil 2018 , the IEA’s five-year market analysis and forecast.

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Tesla sales: how much do rebates matter to buyers in Canada?

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sales rebates Canada incentives Tesla Motors New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The government of Ontario amended its plug-in electric vehicle incentive program in March, eliminating incentives for vehicles with a recommended price of $75,000 or more. What effect will this have on demand for Tesla’s Model S and X? Two years ago, this site analyzed the impacts on electric-car sales in British Columbia when funding for.

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Governments of Canada & Québec award $76.5M to AE Côte-Nord Canada Bioenergy for renewable fuel oil from forest residues w/ Ensyn RTP

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The Governments of Canada and Québec will provide $76.5 million in funding to AE Côte-Nord Canada Bioenergy Inc. The Government of Canada is providing $44.5 million for this project, through a $27-million investment from Sustainable Development Technology Canada and $17.5

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Feb 2018: turning over new Leafs

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Unfortunately for the world’s best-selling plug-in electric vehicle (and third-best in Canada), its tally was beaten by both the Volkswagen e-Golf and. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Cumulative Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales surpassed 50,000 units in February, aided by the second-generation 2018 Nissan Leaf, which sold 179 units in its “rookie” month.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada for Jan: Outlander has landed (plus 2017 analysis)

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If that ratio holds, the Outlander PHEV could become Canada’s second. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV helped the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market to its first 1,000-unit January last month. The company sold 174 of its plug-in hybrid SUV in its first full month on sale, representing about 30 percent of overall Outlander sales.

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Government of Canada to work with provinces, territories, and stakeholders to develop a clean fuel standard

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The Government of Canada will consult with provinces and territories, Indigenous peoples, industries, and non-governmental organizations to develop a clean fuel standard. The standard would require reductions in the carbon footprint of the fuels supplied in Canada, based on lifecycle analysis. The approach would not differentiate between crude-oil types produced in or imported into Canada. Canada Emissions Fuels LCFS Regulations

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Canada publishes proposed regulations for criteria pollutants from locomotives

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The Government of Canada has published proposed Locomotive Emissions Regulations in the Canada Gazette, Part I. This marks Canada’s first regulation of air pollutant emissions from locomotives. Canada and the US are also working together on approaches to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from locomotives under the Canada-US Regulatory Cooperation Council. The transportation sector in Canada generated 56.0% Canada Emissions Engines Rail Regulations

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, October 2016: Volt's seven-peat

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Though Chevy Volt sales in Canada fell from stratospheric to mere tropospheric levels in October, the vehicle remains Canada's monthly sales leader for the seventh consecutive month. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The Chicago Cubs won the World Series for the first time in 108 years; the Chevy Volt won the Canadian electric-car sales trophy for the seventh time in seven months.

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Nissan partners with FLO for home charging in Canada

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with FLO, a provider of a charging ecosystem in Canada, to encourage and ease EV adoption throughout the country. The new FLO Home charging station will become the recommended residential charging station by Nissan Canada for owners of the Nissan LEAF. Nissan is.

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Driving a Chevy Bolt EV electric car across Canada, all the way

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To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday, Barb Hetherington and Buddy Boyd embarked on their maiden voyage to prove electric car travel is feasible in a very large country with some very sparsely populated areas. Canada road trips plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV With a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV as their chariot, and their dog Piper for company, the couple left Victoria, British Columbia. They don't plan.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Nov 2017: the vaulting Chevy Volt

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A record 582 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrids were sold in Canada last month, two months after Chevy delivered a then-record 483 Volts in September. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The achievement is even more impressive considering Canadian car sales dropped by 15 percent between the two months, as the industry enters its slow season. The November Volt sales are more than the 536.

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Quebec passes Canada's first zero-emission vehicle rule, to start in 2018

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Quebec's Assemblée Nationale passed the regulation on October 26 by a unanimous vote of 112 to 0, and to universal praise from Canada's electric vehicle community. Canada California plug-in cars Zero Emission Vehicle regulation state laws QuebecQuebec has become the first Canadian province to adopt a requirement for sales of a certain number of zero-emission vehicles, similar to the one in effect in California.

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Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, May 2016: Canada crosses 20,000 cars with plugs

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The Chevy Volt's May sales numbers put it in the driver's seat in Canada for the fourth time in five months The country welcomed its 10,000th plug-in electric vehicle around October 2014, about 40 months after the first Nissan Leafs arrived. sales Canada New car sales plug-in cars

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Canada targets cutting GHGs 30% below 2005 levels by 2030; new regulations for oil and gas, power, petrochemicals

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Canada Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced that Canada plans to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 30% below 2005 levels by 2030. Regulations for natural gas-fired electricity, which would build on Canada’s existing coal-fired electricity regulations.

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Plug-in electric car sales In Canada, Sep 2017: 1 percent now, 99 percent to go

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The market share of plug-in electric cars in Canada appears to have topped 1 percent for the first time ever last month. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Final sales totals won’t be available until registration data arrives later this month. We estimate that just under 1,900 vehicles with plugs were sold last month, compared to roughlyk 187,000 sales across the country of.

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Government of Canada awards $18.2M for aluminum autoparts and better Li-ion battery management

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The Government of Canada is awarding a total of $18.2 million in a non-repayable contribution will go to GBatteries Energy Canada Inc. The funding from Sustainable Development Technology Canada’s SD Tech Fund, which funds clean-technology projects, will allow the company to develop longer lasting batteries for electric cars. In this project, GBatteries will be working with two consortium partners, eCAMION and S&C Electric Canada Ltd.,

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Canada electric-car news: EV Discovery Centre, more charging sites, ZEV mandates debated

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As Canada celebrates its 150th birthday, the plug-in electric vehicle sector has charged forward, with developments on the national, provincial and even municipal levels. Plug-In Hybrids Canada plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Here’s our take on six of the most salient stories. Federal ZEV committee On May 26, the Canadian government announced its intent to develop a national Zero Emission.

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Ford investing US$375M for R&D in Canada; doubling connectivity team, new research and engineering center

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Ford is adding more than 400 connectivity engineers in Canada and the US—approximately 300 of whom will be based in Canada—more than doubling Ford’s mobile connectivity engineering team. The new Ottawa Research and Engineering Center in Canada will focus on research and development across infotainment, in-vehicle modems, gateway modules, driver-assist features and autonomous vehicles. Canada Connected vehicles V2X Vehicle Manufacturers

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SFU researchers find promise for plug-in vehicles in Canada, but need for increased supply and policy support

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New work by a team at Simon Fraser University (SFU) in Canada has found that more than one-third of Canadian buyers want a plug-in vehicle (PEV), with the majority of those (89—93%) wanting a plug-in hybrid rather than a pure electric vehicle.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, June 2017: Prime time

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That province is the home of Canada’s sole zero-emission vehicle mandate, patterned on California’s. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV Toyota made a strong return to the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market in June, selling 144 Prius Prime plug-in hybrids. The tally is all the more remarkable as the vehicle has so far launched only in Quebec.

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Plug-in electric car cales in Canada, Nov 2016: Bolts from the blue?

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Canada's first three Chevrolet Bolt EVs were registered in October, no doubt for media test-drives and dealership training ahead of the 238-mile electric car's Canadian launch. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsThat event is expected to take place early next year, but with photos of truckloads of Bolt EVs headed for U.S. dealers, their counterparts north of the border will clearly.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Aug 2017: Chevy Volt's 50th win

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Much has changed since its September 2011 arrival in the home of the beaver—which, we note, is not just Oregon State University’s mascot, but Canada’s national animal as well. sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsThe Chevrolet Volt won its 17th straight Canadian plug-in electric vehicle sales title in August, which became its 50th overall.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, May 2017: what dominance looks like

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Barring a sales collapse in June, it will have led the category for a remarkable two-thirds of the months (48 of 72) in which electric vehicles from major carmakers have been available in Canada. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV As certain as LeBron James reaching the NBA Finals, the Chevy Volt led the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market in May.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Apr 2017: plus ça change.

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In April, the Chevy Volt enjoyed its 13th consecutive month as Canada's best-selling plug in electric vehicle, and its 46th month overall. sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The Volt remains the undisputed king of the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market. While overshadowed by other vehicles in its home U.S. market, the Volt's leadership of the Canadian plug-in segment recalls.

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Canada electric-car news: EV Awards, surging Solo sales, electric-bus boom

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Canada plug-in cars Awards dealerships BusesComing in mid-October, Canadian Thanksgiving roughly coincides with the return of ice hockey. This year, the country’s plug-in electric vehicle fans have their own reasons for giving thanks—and not just because the National Hockey League followed Tesla’s lead and expanded into Nevada. Among the items are the latest annual.

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Oct 2017: Chevy’s dominant duo

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sales Plug-In Hybrids Canada New car sales plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The dominant duo of the Chevy Volt and Bolt EV continued their winning ways in the Canadian market for new plug-in electric cars during October. Chevrolet sold 424 Volts to start the fourth quarter, down slightly from 483 in September. The vehicle’s 3,431 sales through October all but tied last year’s total of 3,469 and the Volt may.

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Leclanché, eCAMION and SGEM to build and operate network of 34 fast-charging stations along Trans-Canada Highway

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Leclanché North America, part of Switzerland's Leclanché SA; eCAMION, based in Toronto; and SGEM, based in Geneva; will partner to develop and to install a network of 34 fast-charging stations along the Trans-Canada Highway (TCH). The project, designed to encourage the adoption of electric vehicles in Canada, entails an investment of C$17.3 million) repayable contribution from Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) under the Canadian Energy Innovation Program.

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Canada's first Nissan Leaf electric car drive remains committed after five years

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Canada costs plug-in cars Cost Of OwnershipOver five years after they first went on sale, Nissan electric cars have racked up an impressive amount of mileage: more than 2.5 billion kilometers (1.6 billion miles). The Nissan Leaf has proven that electric cars can handle the rigors of daily driving just as well as internal-combustion models. At the same time, Leafs have inspired the.

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Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, September 2016: new record?

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sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsThe past week has brought a "hat trick" of good news for Canadian plug-in electric vehicle owners. The Toronto Blue Jays made the major-league baseball playoffs, the Canadian government announced a national carbon price to come by 2018, and a spectacular September almost certainly shattered monthly electric-car sales records. DON'T MISS: U.S.

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Fusion Hybrid needs to burn more gas to keep engine healthy: Ford Canada

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The answer, at least according to Ford Canada, is when the hybrid in question is driven in a cold climate, but only for short distances. Maintenance CanadaHere's a riddle to consider. When is it a good thing for a hybrid car to burn more gasoline? CHECK OUT: 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid: Quick Winter Gas Mileage Test (Mar 2013) After a customer complained of problems.

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Bioindustrial Innovation Canada supporting AChT green methanol project

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Bioindustrial Innovation Canada (BIC) has commenced a COMM SCI project with Advanced Chemical Technologies Inc. AChT), Waterloo, Ontario, that will see AChT complete technical and economic feasibility studies to address commercial barriers to construct a green methanol commercial scale demonstration facility in Sarnia by late 2020.

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Government of Canada approves $11B Pacific NorthWest LNG Project

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The Federal Cabinet of the Government of Canada approved the $11-billion Pacific NorthWest LNG Project following completion of a federal environmental assessment. The facility would liquefy and export natural gas produced by Progress Energy Canada Ltd. The project represents one of Canada’s largest resource development projects with a total capital investment of up to $36 billion when accounting for upstream natural gas development.

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Report finds road transportation sector in Canada likely to fall far short of 2050 GHG emissions reduction target

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A new Conference Board of Canada report finds that Canada is unlikely to achieve an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from 1990 levels by 2050. Canada’s road transport emissions were 40% higher in 2013 than in 1990.

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Canada Launches Algal Biofuels Project

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The government of Canada is awarding approximately C$5 million (US$4.7 In the project, NRC is collaborating with a number of industrial partners, including Ocean Nutrition Canada in Halifax; Menova Energy Inc. The National Bioproducts Program is a joint initiative of NRC, Natural Resources Canada and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. Tags: Algae Algal Fuels Canada million) to a project to produce fuels on a large scale from algae grown in Nova Scotia.

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, Jan 2017: Volt on top again

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sales Canada New car sales plug-in carsThe Chevrolet Volt continued its reign on top of the Canadian electric-vehicle sales charts for the tenth consecutive month in January. The plug-in hybrid Volt's 256 sales obliterated the prior January record of 99 Tesla Model Ses from two years ago this month. Chevy Bolt EV sales began at the end of last month as well, contributing another 6.

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